Updating An Old Home: New Hardwood Floors A Must

Posted on: 26 January 2015

If you are updating an older home and you want to choose long-lasting materials that are going to look great, use hardwood flooring throughout the space. Choosing real hardwood flooring is going to bring rich warmth into your home and benefit you in other ways. There are many types and stains of wood to choose from, but make sure you purchase real hardwood, and not engineered synthetic options. Here are just a few of the reasons you want to think about making this update. [Read More]

Permission To Plant: Exploring The Legalities Of Landscaping

Posted on: 21 January 2015

Naturally, your climate, budget and style would determine what type of landscaping you'll use, but what about the governing influences of your area? Throughout the country, laws are established defining what types and methods of landscaping property owners are allowed to use. See how various areas regulate landscape designs based upon regional topography, community objectives and even for aesthetic purposes. Not All Greenery Is Welcome The public is responsible for protecting the livelihood of the community that they reside in. [Read More]

Three Habits That Would Make Your Plumber Cringe

Posted on: 13 January 2015

Many homeowners are pretty attentive when it comes to taking care of the parts of their home that are in plain view. Pipes, however, are out of sight, and therefore as the saying goes, they're often out of mind, too. Bad habits can wreak havoc on your plumbing, leading to clogs and, in severe cases, leaks that may flood your home. Here's a look at three bad habits you should avoid in order to avoid plumbing problems and gain a glowing report, rather than a scowl, from your plumber. [Read More]

3 Signs That Your Refrigerator Needs Professionally Repaired

Posted on: 7 January 2015

Just because your refrigerator is starting to act up does not mean that you have to send it to the junkyard. It might have a lot of life left in it so you will want to know what the signs for repair are. This way, you will be able to call someone for an appliance repair before the problem gets a lot worse. Keep the following signs in mind and you should have no problem spotting the problems as soon as they surface. [Read More]